Mount Rushmore opens for special summer evening programs in August.

See the Regions by Seasons calendar for more year-round destinations.

RV Regions by Seasons — plan ahead for your August RV trip.

See what the heartland is cooking up during a summer swing through the Midwest. From colorful riverboat rides to wholesome state fairs, the central states never fail make visitors feel at home.

Find a festival below and then book a stay at a nearby RV Park (click on the links for more information).

Iowa Events & RV Parks

Planes Trains and Automobiles, August 3rd, Centerfile Airport. The history of transportation is on full display.

Iowa State Fair, August 8-18, Des Moines. Food, rides and fun highlight one of America’s signature summer events.

Yankton Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival, August 16-18, Yankton. Ride a paddlewheeler on the waters of the mighty Mississippi.

Stay here during your visit:

Interstate RV Park, Davenport

Nebraska Events & RV Parks

Stuhr Museum Summer Outdoor Exhibits, August, Grand Island. Nebraska’s frontier history unfolds before your eyes.

Nebraska Balloon and Wine Festival, August 9-10, Leo Royale Park. Sip fine wines and drift over the heartland aboard the basket of a balloon.

Nebraska State Fair, August 24-September 2, Grand Island. Wholesome Midwestern fun is the name of the game at this event.

Stay here during your visit:

Pine Grove RV Park, Greenwood

South Dakota Events & RV Parks

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, August 2-11, Sturgis. Get your motor running for a world-famous motorcycle event.

Mighty Mo Car Show, August 18th, Chamberlain-Oacoma. Classic cars dazzle visitors on the banks of the Missouri River.

Mount Rushmore Evening Program, August thru September, Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Experience an iconic monument from a new perspective.

Stay here during your visit:

Beaver Lake Campground, Custer
Chris’ Camp & RV Park, Spearfish
Oasis Campground, Chamberlain
Rafter J Bar Ranch Camping Resort, Hill City
Rushmore Shadows Resort, Rapid City
South Dakota Dept Of Game, Fish & Parks, Pierre

Wisconsin Events & RV Parks

Wisconsin State Fair, August 1-11, West Allis. Cotton candy and corn dogs bring fairgoers to an annual celebration.

80th Anniversary of Wizard of Oz, August 15th, Oconomowac. Celebrate a cinematic milestone with fellow fans of Dorothy.

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES/Super Truck Series/SCCA Pro Trans AM, August 22-24, Road America, Plymouth. World-class racers hit the gas on the Road America racecourse.

Stay here during your visit:

Jellystone Park Warrens, Warrens
Milton KOA (Formerly Hidden Valley RV Resort & Campground), Milton
Sherwood Forest Camping & RV Park, Wisconsin Dells

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